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George A. Zimmerman[1]

Male 1865 - 1947  (81 years)


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  • Name George A. Zimmerman 
    Born 30 Mar 1865  Woodford, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reference Number 50182 
    Religion Apostolic Christian  [1
    Died 1 Jan 1947  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Address:
    306 East Ash Street 
    Buried 4 Jan 1947  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Address:
    Graceland Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • GEORGE A. ZIMMERMAN 1865 - 1947


      GEO. ZIMMERMAN DIES NEW YEAR’S MORNING


      GEORGE ZIMMERMAN, SR., PASSED AWAY AT HIS HOME AT 306 EAST ASH STREET, NEW YEAR’S MORNING AT 12:30 O’CLOCK. HE WAS 81 YEARS, NINE MONTHS AND ONE DAY OF AGE. MR. ZIMMERMAN HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR THE PAST YEAR AND A HALF.


      HE WAS BORN ON MARCH 30, 1865, IN WOODFORD COUNTY, SON OF THE LATE JOHN AND SARAH (CAPP) ZIMMERMAN. AT THE AGE OF TWO YEARS HE MOVED WITH HIS PARENTS TO A FARM SOUTH OF FAIRBURY. THERE HE RESIDED UNTIL 1919 WHEN HE MOVED TO FAIRBURY.


      IN 1887 HE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO LYDIA ZEHR, OF BELLE PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP. SHE PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH ON SEPTEMBER 18, 1925. ALSO AN INFANT SON PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.


      SURVIVING ARE THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN: MRS. ANNA STOLLER AND LOUIS, OF FORREST; MRS. ESTHER STOLLER, PEORIA; LEE AND ALVIN, OF KANKAKEE; GOERGE, JR., MRS. LYDIA BITTNER, MRS. KATHRYN NUSSBAUM AND MRS. LOUISE MOULTON, ALL OF FAIRBURY, AND MISS MARGARET, AT HOME. TWENTY-EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN SURVIVE. ALSO SURVIVING ARE A BROTHER, JOHN, OF FAIRBURY; TWO SISTERS, MRS. EMMA NUSSBAUM, REMINGTON, IND., AND MRS. ELIZABETH ZIEGENHORN, OF MUSCATINE, IOWA.


      HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH.


      FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD TO MORROW MORNING AT 9:30 O’CLOCK AT THE HOME AND AT 10 O’CLOCK AT THE CHURCH.


      HE LEAVES A HOST OF FRIENDS IN THE COMMUNITY WHO WILL LONG REMEMBER HIS FRIENDSHIP, LOVE AND KINDNESS. HE WAS HIGHLY ESTEEMED BY ALL.
    Person ID I50030  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 

    Father John Zimmerman,   b. 16 Oct 1825, Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1910  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Sarah Clapp,   b. 6 Oct 1823, Montgomery, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1909, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Oct 1850  Butler, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F20148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Zehr,   b. 5 Dec 1864, Woodford, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1925, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 1887  [1, 5
    Children 
     1. Louis Zimmerman
     2. Louise Zimmerman
     3. Anna Zimmerman,   b. 1888,   d. 1965  (Age 77 years)
     4. Esther Zimmerman,   b. 1892, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1967  (Age 75 years)
     5. Lydia Zimmerman,   b. 18 Jul 1894, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1972, Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Margaret Zimmerman,   b. 1896,   d. 1993  (Age 97 years)
     7. George Zimmerman,   b. 1897,   d. 1988  (Age 91 years)
     8. Lee Zimmerman
     9. Alvin Zimmerman
     10. Kathryn Zimmerman
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2016 14:48:01 
    Family ID F16819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S751] The Zimmerman Family.

    2. [S256] Graceland Cemetery Records.

    3. [S27] 1930 Census.
      He is listed as widowed, and his daughters Anna and Margaret are living with him.

    4. [S1090] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947.

    5. [S738] The Steffen Family.